Tennis Is Off To The Races

May 3, 2005 04:44 PM

Since 1875 Churchill Downs has been a gathering place to for thousands of horse-racing fans to enjoy the excitement and festivities that are a part of the Kentucky Derby experience.

This year the USTA Southern Section visited this thrilling event, offering spectators a chance to experience another "crown jewel" in the world of sports.

The USTA Southern Section and Sports Plus teamed up to bring an interactive tennis showcase to the Marquee Village of Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. The event took place from Thursday May 5th to Saturday May 7th and included
live entertainment, mini tennis, and USTA and Tennis Welcome Center information. Visitors were entertained with music from the Wayne Bryan band and had the opportunity to participate in a free short court lesson. An assortment of great prizes were given out and on
ne lucky fan won a trip to the US Open!